I Landed a Bit Part in a Real Movie — Thank You, Armistead Maupin

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, it's true. I'll be making a brief appearance in a movie coming out soon. It's a documentary about my old San Francisco … [Read more...]

Writers Need Editors – And Mine Wants My Manuscript Turned In, Now

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It’s time. Time for me to put the final tweaks and edits on my book manuscript so that my editor can send it off to be … [Read more...]

Armistead Maupin: The Man Who Wrote the Quintessential San Francisco Novel — On a Newspaper Deadline

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall Armistead Maupin's assignment was to show up at the offices of the San Francisco Chronicle every weekday morning … [Read more...]

I Can’t Believe I Got in the Water With That 1400-Pound Whale

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Last weekend I watched the trailer for the CNN documentary “Blackfish” and saw a Sea World trainer attacked and pulled … [Read more...]